# Questions tagged [line-bundles]

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### Problem regarding existence of a divisor representing line bundle

We consider a normal irreducible variety $X$ and a line bundle $L$. The question is when $L$ is induced by a Cartier divisor $D$. We know that if $s$ is a rational section of $O_X(D)$, where $D$ is a ...

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### The group of global sections of the automorphism bundle of the tangent bundle on a Grassmannian

Let $X={\rm Gr}(k,n)$ denote the Grassmannian of $k$-dimensional subspaces in ${\Bbb C}^n$.
We regard $X$ as an algebraic variety over $\Bbb C$.
Let ${T_X} \to X$ denote the tangent bundle on $X$. For ...

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### Polarization of an abelian variety made by the sum of two divisors

Let $X$ be an abelian variety of dimension $n$, and let $L$ be a polarization, that is, an ample line bundle on $X$, with $\chi(L)=3$.
In my specific case, I have that $L=\mathcal{O}_X(\Theta + D)$, ...

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### Splitting principle in algebraic geometry and ample line bundles

Splitting theorem in algebraic geometry claims that if we have a vector bundle $V$ on $X$ (we consider a smooth projective variety for this question), if we pull-back $V$ to $\mathbb{P}(V)$, we get a ...

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### Questions on Néron–Severi group

$\DeclareMathOperator\NS{NS}\DeclareMathOperator\Pic{Pic}$I have two questions on a comment from Daniel Hyubrechts's Complex Geometry on pages 133/134.
Let $X$ be a compact Kähler manifold. Consider ...

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### Ample line bundle gives alternative description of a variety

Let $X$ be a (smooth) projective variety (over $\mathbb{C}$), and $\mathcal{L}$ an ample line bundle on $X$. I have heard that then
$$ X \cong \mathrm{Proj} \left( \bigoplus_{k \ge 0} H^0(X,\mathcal{...

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### A question on Okounkov bodies

Let $X$ be an irreducible $n$-dimensional projective variety, and
$$Y_n\subset Y_{n-1}\subset\dots\subset Y_1\subset X$$
a flag of irreducible subvarieties such that $Y_i$ has codimension $i$ in $X$ ...

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### Is Wronskian a line bundle for Riemann surfaces?

Suppose $f_1,\dots,f_g$ are holomorphic functons on a domain $U\subset\mathbb{C}$. By the Wronskian determinant $f_1,\dots,f_g$ one means the determinant of the matrix of derivatives $f_k^{(m)},$ ...

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### Does there exist a notion of Chern classes in intersection cohomology?

First of all: I apologize for my mistakes, I'm a freshman in intersection cohomology.
Let $X$ be a (compact) complex analytic space, let $L$ be a line bundle over $X$.
Can one define a notion of ...

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### Generators of a graded algebra defining bundle over elliptic curve

I have a question about a statement from P. Wagreich's paper "Elliptic Singularities of Surfaces" (page 425):
We consider an elliptic curve $X$ and a line bundle (=invertible sheaf) $L$ on $X$.
Then,...

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### Sections of Cartier divisors on toric varieties

Let $X_{\Sigma}$ be a projective toric variety. Consider the total coordinate ring
$$S = \mathbb{C}[x_{\rho}\: | \: \rho\in\Sigma(1)]$$
Define $\deg(x_{\rho}) = D_{\rho}$.
Now, take a divisor $D = \...

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### Are torsion-free rank 1 modules over integral schemes line bundles?

How far away are torsion-free rank 1 sheaves from the line bundles? Is there any condition that makes sure they are same? (for dimensions higher than 1). It is known that for a regular scheme of ...

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### Line bundles trivial outside of codimension 3

Let $X$ be a CW complex (possibly a topological/smooth manifold) of dimension $n$, $L\to X$ a complex line bundle and $Y\subset X$ a subcomplex (possibly a submanifold) contained in the codimension 3 ...

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### Existence of a connection $A$ on a holomorphic line bundle $L$, s.t $F(A)=(\deg L)\omega$

I'm reading this paper and at page 67, he states that for any line bundle $L$ over a Rieman surface there is a connection $A$ whose curvature is
$$
F(A)=(\deg L)\omega,
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where $\omega$ is a positive ...

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### Arnold's theorem on small denominators and holomorphic tubular neighborhoods

By a theorem of Grauert, along a curve with negative self-intersection a complex surface is locally biholomorphic to a neighborhood of the zero section of that curve inside its normal bundle. For ...

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### The dual of the space of continuous sections in a vector bundle

If $X$ is a compact Hausdorff space, one may view the space of complex, continuous functions on it as the space of continuous sections in the trivial Hermitian bundle $X \times \mathbb C$. By the ...

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### Embedding abelian varieties into projective spaces of small dimension

Given a (complex) abelian variety $A$ of a fixed dimension $g$, let $d(A)$ be the dimension of the smallest complex projective space it embeds into.
Is $d(A)$ uniform over all abelian varieties of a ...

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### The existence of the extension of a non-trivial line bundle

In Three Dimensional Gravity Revisted, Witten studied the Abelian Chern-Simons theory in three dimensions.
Let $W$ be a three dimensional manifold. Let $\mathcal{L}$ be a non-trivial line-bundle over ...

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### Pull-back of polarization

Let $(X, L)$ and $(Y, M)$ be two polarized abelian varieties .
According to Birkenhake C. and Lange H. in Complex Abelian Varieties a homomorphism of polarized abelian varieties $f:(Y, M)\...

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### Does there exist a preferred trivialization of a trivial line bundle?

Let $L\to M$ be a topologically trivial complex Hermitian line bundle (over a manifold of dimension three, if this is of any importance). I assume that $L$ admits a trivialization, however, I do not ...

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### Classification of line bundles by second cohomology of a manifold

In the book Loop spaces, Characteristic classes and geometric quantization by Brylinski I see following result when trying to motivate geometric description of $H^3(M,\mathbb{Z})$.
$H^2(M,\mathbb{Z}...

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### Is a torsion free sheave of rank one on a reducible curve the pushforward of a line bundle on a normalization?

Let $X$ be a nodal curve, possibly reducible. Then can any torsion free sheaf of rank one on $X$ be expressed as $\pi_*(L)$, where $L$ is a line bundle on a partial normalization of $X$? This looks ...

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### $H$ very ample, $f$ finite, is there uniform $C=C(\mathrm{deg}(f))$ for $C f^* H$ very ample?

Let $X$ and $Y$ be normal projective varieties over $\mathbb{C}$ of dimension $n$. Let $f: X \rightarrow Y$ be a finite morphism. Also, let $H$ be a very ample divisor on $Y$.
Is there a constant $C=...

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### Do line bundles with enough sections on surfaces have generic divisors which are irreducible?

Let $L$ be a line bundle on a smooth connected complete complex algebraic surface $X$. Assume that $L$ has enough sections i.e. that $H^0(L,X)$ has dimension $> 1$. A nonzero section $s$ of $L$ ...

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### When is the space of holomorphic sections of the tensor product of two line bundles given by the span of the tensor product of the basis?

Let $S$ be a compact complex manifold and $L_1, L_2 \longrightarrow S$
be two holomorphic line bundles. Under what conditions (hopefully something that is easy to check) on $L_1$ and $L_2$ is the ...

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### Reference request: $f^*D$ semi-ample, then $D$ semi-ample

I am looking for a suitable reference to put in a bibliography for the following fact:
Let $f: X \rightarrow Y$ be a surjective morphism between normal projective varieties. Let $D$ be a $\mathbb{Q}$-...

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### Torsion line bundle on hyperelliptic curves and Weierstrass points

Let $C$ be an hyperelliptic curve of genus $g$ and let $f:C\rightarrow
\mathbb{P}^1$ be the corresponding 2 to 1 covering
ramified in $2g+2$ points.
Let $L$ be a line bundle on $C$ such that either $...

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### Twisting a line bundle with the zero section

Let $X$ be a smooth projective curve and $L$ be an invertible sheaf on $X$. Denote by $\mathbb{L}$ the line bundle associated to $L$, $\pi:\mathbb{L} \to X$ the natural morphism and $0_\pi$ the zero ...

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### Isomorphism classes of line bundles with connections

Isomorphism classes of line bundles over a scheme $X$ are described by the Picard group $Pic(X)$. Now there is a paper that describes the moduli space of line bundles with connections. This paper is ...

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### Curves contracted by a rational map

Let $D$ be a big but not nef divisor on a normal $\mathbb{Q}$-factorial projective variety. Assume that the section ring
$$R(D) = \bigoplus_{n\in\mathbb{N}}H^0(X,nD)$$
is finitely generated and ...

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### Determinant of the universal bundle

Let $M$ be the moduli space of semistable vector bundles of fixed determinant $L$ and rank $r$ over a smooth curve $X$. Assume that $gcd(r,deg(L))=1$. Let $\mathcal U$ be the universal bundle over $M\...

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### Connection on line bundle over general simplicial toric variety

In https://arxiv.org/pdf/hep-th/0005247.pdf, on page 60 and 61, it is mentioned that the connection of $\mathcal{O}(-n)$ over a (simplicial) toric variety of the form
$$
(\mathbb{C}^N \backslash U)/(\...

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### Picard group of toric varieties

I am trying to understand how to obtain the Picard group for general toric varieties. So far, I have been using information found in https://arxiv.org/pdf/1003.5217.pdf .
Here, a toric variety has ...

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### Holomorphic line bundles associated to multiple U(1) groups, defined over toric manifolds

The sections of the holomorphic line bundle $\mathcal{O}(n)$ are acted on by the covariant derivative
$$
d+nA,
$$
where $A$ is the connection on the $U(1)$ bundle to which $\mathcal{O}(n)$ is ...

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### Square root of the determinant line

Let $\Sigma$ be a compact Riemann surface equipped with a spin structure (a square root of $\Omega^1_\Sigma$, denoted $\Omega^{1/2}_\Sigma$).
Let $\Gamma(\Omega^1_\Sigma)$ be the space of holomorphic ...

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### Minimal non-klt center of asymptotic linear system

Let $(X,\Delta)$ be a klt pair and $D $ a $Q $-Cartier divisor on $X $ such that the ring of sections of $D $ is finitely generated. Let $c$ be the log canonical threshold of the asymptotic linear ...

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### The kernel of a nef line bundle

Let $V$ be a complex projective variety and $L$ a nef line bundle on $V$ (i.e., $L$ is non-negative on every curve in $V$). Denote, as usual, $\deg_LX = c_1(L)^{\dim{X}}.[X]$ for $X$ a subvariety of $...

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### Anti-canonical divisorial contractions of weak Fano $3$-folds

Let $X$ be a smooth weak Fano but not Fano $3$-fold ($-K_X$ is nef and big but not ample). Then the anti-canonical morphism $\phi:X\rightarrow W$ (the morphsim induced by the linear system $|-mK_X|$ ...

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### Holomorphic line bundles on smooth points of a quotient

I am an amateur algebraic geometer, so maybe this question is trivial and if this is the case, then I apologize. This is a question that came up while working on something completely different.
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### In search for examples concerning pushforward of nef divisors and lc-trivial fibrations

My question is motivated by ideas around the moduli b-divisor of an lc-trivial fibration (see for instance the following paper by Ambro https://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0308143.pdf).
In such a setup, one ...

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### Rational maps and Kodaira dimension

Let $\phi:X\dashrightarrow Y$ be a generically finite, dominant rational map between smooth projective varieties over $\mathbb{C}$.
Assume that $Y$ is of general type. May we conclude then that $X$ ...

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### Rationality of conic bundles

Let $\pi:X\rightarrow\mathbb{P}^2$ be a $3$-fold conic bundle, and let $\Delta\subset\mathbb{P}^2$ be its discriminant. Assume that both $X$ and $\Delta$ are smooth and that $deg(\Delta)\geq 6$.
Can ...

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### Nef line bundles over complex analytic spaces

Let $L$ be a line bundle over a compact complex manifold $X$ with a Hermitian metric $\omega$: $L$ is said numerically effective (nef, for short) if for any $\epsilon>0$ there exists a smooth ...

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### Lefschetz type theorems for big and nef divisors

Let $X$ be a smooth projective variety, and $D\subset X$ a smooth nef and big divisor. Assume that the restriction map $Pic(X)\rightarrow Pic(D)$ is an isomorphism over $\mathbb{Q}$.
Under which ...

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### Divisor class group of quartic surfaces

Let $X\subset\mathbb{P}^3$ be a normal quartic surface with divisor class group $Cl(X)\cong\mathbb{Z}[H]$ generated by the hyperplane section.
What can we say about the singularities of $X$?

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### Do line bundles which divide the canonical bundle lift

Let $S $ be the spectrum of a complete dvr with algebraically closed residue field. Let $\eta$ be its generic point and let $s$ be its closed point with $k(s)$ of positive characteristic. Let $X\to S$ ...

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### Lifting line bundles

Let $X$ be a smooth proper geometrically integral scheme over $\overline{\mathbb F_p}$. Assume $X$ is the specialization of a smooth proper scheme over $\mathbb Z_p^{nr}$. Let $L$ be an ample line ...

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### How close is $h^0(mD)$ to be a polynomial?

Let $X$ be a normal (or smooth if it helps) projective variety over an algebraically closed field $k$. Fix a Cartier divisor $D$: I am interested in knowing how $h^0(mD)$ behaves as $m$ varies.
At ...

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### Moving curves and small transformations

Let $f:X\dashrightarrow Y$ be an isomorphism in codimension one between smooth projective varieties. Let $C\subset X$ a curve generating an extremal ray of the cone of moving curves $Mov_1(X)$, and ...

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### Cone of moving curves

Let $X$ be a projective variety and $C\subset X$ be a moving curve, that is the curves numerically equivalent to $C$ cover a dense open subset of $X$.
How can we detect when $C$ is an extremal ray ...